tribe

Man is a social Animal said, Aristotle. We thrive in a community with like-minded people. We grow and become better as a tribe. As we grow old, our connections and the social circle get broadened. We make friends, acquaintances during the journey of our life. With the limited allocated time in our life, it becomes […]

BS meter

Our communication channels have skyrocketed in the past decade. Social media and IMs have replaced in-person meetings. Postmen rarely deliver any mails, besides online shipments. The vehicle of sharing opinions, feedbacks and criticism has increased too. Sending a hate or love message can be done with a tap of our fingers.[via smartphone] It is too […]

fear

Fear is the creation of self. Our imagination of losing something or someone drives it. Our dependence on externals is what drives fear. Fear is a disease now and many pharma companies and therapist are minting money on it. Why do we have to fear about losing someone or something? Socrates died giving discourses on […]

filth

Pointing filth about our neighborhood, deteriorating living conditions and pollution is easy. We are all part of it while accepting our own mistakes are another. We are all part of the problem. We, humans, are like animals and have been conditioned over centuries to ride over our ego and expectations. Every situation and scenario 1st […]

angry

Getting angry, acting irrationally is a common vice. We all get caught up in a situation and react. Sometimes it acts as a fight mechanism but mostly effects ourselves. Why do we get angry? Is it because of our unmet expectation, our ego or because we think we are not treated well?

truth

Why can’t we be honest and respond with the truth? I can’t believe someone has no time to follow up or reply to your mails. No one is that busy, responding is not the priority. Would it not be easy to respond and “reply we are not interested?” Would it not save back and forth […]

price

Price is part of every transaction. At times price becomes immaterial because our needs are non-monetary. It has more to do with us, self-control. Epictetus in Enchiridion talks about it. Do you wish to win the Olympics? I do too, by the gods; for it is exquisite. However, consider the leading things and the things […]

lost

There are times in our life when we are at the crossroads. Feeling clueless about everything: job, relationship, finances. clueless about our choices. The definition of good or bad makes no sense. Even with everything around us miserable. We are lost. It is good that one gets lost, it helps in knowing self better. Asking […]